Paper Topic

January 26th, 2011

Topic: Richmond Daughters of the Confederacy and their affect on Civil War memory in Richmond.


Blight, David W. Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2001.

Cox, Karen L. Dixie’s Daughters: The United Daughters of the Confederacy and the Preservation of Confederate Culture. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2003.

Foster, Gaines M. Ghosts of the Confederacy: Defeat, the Lost Cause, and the Emergence of the New South. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987.

Graham, Sarah B, Alice W. Jones and Essie W. B. Smith. History of the Virginia Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy, 1895-1967. United Daughters of the Confederacy, 1968.

Janney, Caroline. Burying the Dead but not the Past: Ladies’ Memorial Associations and the Lost Cause. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008.

Kinney, Martha E. “If Vanquished I Am Still Victorious”: Religious and Cultural Symbolism in Virginia’s Confederate Memorial Day Celebrations, 1866-1930.” The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 106, no. 3 (Summer 1998): pp. 237-266

Parrott, Angie. “‘Love Makes Memory Eternal’: The United Daughters of the Confederacy in Richmond, Virginia, 1897–1920,” in Edward Ayers and John C. Willis, eds. The Edge of the South: Life in Nineteenth-Century Virginia. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1991, 219–38.

Wilson, Charles Reagan. “The Religion of the Lost Cause: Ritual and Organization of the Southern Civil Religion, 1865-1920.” The Journal of Southern History 46, no. 2 (May 1980)

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